The 9 Best Wine Racks to Buy in 2018

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We’ve found a wine rack to fit nearly any location, collection or style preference. From a 40 bottle hard wood wine rack for the true oenophile who has an extensive — and impressive — collection to the fridge rack for the casual epicurean who enjoys an occasional glass of wine with good company. 

When choosing a wine rack there are a several factors that you should consider before making a final choice. Deciding on the right location to keep your wine rack and the size of your wine collection are...MORE key. After narrowing down where you want to store your wine and how much you want to store, then you can factor in things like design elements, finishes and material type. All of our picks ensure that the bottles are stored horizontally to maintain a moist cork and prevent premature oxidation.

Wine racks come in all shapes and sizes, from modular units to large, freestanding decorative pieces. Choose a wine rack that will house your collection safely and display it elegantly. Here, are the best wine racks for your needs. 

  • Best Refrigerator Wine Rack: Sorbus Fridge Wine Rack

    If space is tight and you love your wine chilled, then a wine rack designed for the fridge is absolutely the way to go. Refrigerator wine racks will keep your bottles at the perfect temp for sipping while keeping the bottles stored neatly out of the way. The Sorbus Fridge Wine Rack easily attaches to any fridge shelf by simply sliding into place. This universal refrigerator rack holds up to three bottles of wine (or champagne), measures 13”  x 12”  x 4.5”  and is constructed of heavy-duty,...MORE white-coated metal. 

  • Best Wood Wine Rack: J.K. Adams Ash Wood 40-Bottle Wine Rack, Natural

    The Ash Wood Wine Rack by J.K Adams is for serious oenophiles. J.K Adams is a family-owned company that has been crafting fine wood products for over 65 years. The Ash Wood Wine Rack is no exception to the quality produced by the J.K Adams company. This rack’s ingenious design allows for multiple configurations, depending on the size of the space intended and its placement in your home bar, kitchen or dining area. This wine rack is made up of a peg and rail system that allows for any...MORE configuration. Whether you want a small three by three section for your countertop, a two by one tower to squeeze into a tight space or the full rack to accommodate up to 40 bottles of wine, this rack can do it all. We love this White Ash hardwood rack with a large 40 bottle capacity, but it is also available in a six and twelve bottle capacity and in either Maple, Oak or a black and natural combo.

  • Best Countertop Wine Rack: Kamenstein Butterfly Wine Rack

    If you are going to put your wine rack on top of your counter, then get one that will accentuate your home decor. And that is exactly what the Kamenstein Butterfly Wine Rack does! This solid wood butterfly-style wine rack will elegantly display your wine collection on your countertop or on any tabletop. The Kamenstein Wine Rack holds up to eight bottles horizontally to keep corks moist and wine fresh. This rack is perfectly sized for your countertop, measuring 16.6” x 6.8” x 11.2”. The...MORE lightweight yet sturdy wood construction is finished in a handsome dark mahogony stain. 

  • Best Small Space Wine Rack: Oenophilia Under Cabinet Wine Rack - 6 Bottle

    If you are tight on space, an under cabinet wine rack is the perfect solution. This rack easily and securely mounts under your cabinets. And it can hold up to six full-sized wine bottles completely out of the way — freeing up precious counter real estate. The Oenophilia Under Cabinet Wine Rack has a sleek contemporary chrome finish that will effortlessly accent any décor. This under cabinet wine rack measures 22” x 8” x 5” and includes the necessary hardware for installation.

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  • Best Decorative Wine Rack: Oenophilia Mid Century Wall Mount Wine Rack

    Looking for a wine rack that can double as a piece of wall art? Well, look no further because we love the look and feel of this contemporary Mid Century Wine Rack. Inspired by the clean lines and modern stylings of mid-twentieth century architecture, this timeless piece will look stunning whether it’s full of your favorite wine or simply as a beautiful piece of stand alone wall sculpture.  This wall mount rack comes in two separate pieces that can be hung together for an impressive piece of art...MORE or separately, to embellish more than one area. The Mid Century Wine Rack is made from durable metal with a dark finish and includes all mounting hardware. Section one measures approx 21” x 24” and section two measures 24.5” x 24”.

  • Best Wall-Mounted Wine Rack: Sorbus Wall Mount Wine Rack - 6 Bottle

    This wall-mounted wine rack is a #1 best seller, with over 700 positive reviews and a 4.5 star rating. We love the look and versatility of this wall-mounted wine rack. Measuring 43” x 6”  x 6.5”, this rack can be mounted on nearly any narrow wall space. Constructed from durable metal with an enameled black finish and commercial grade welds, the Sorbus Wine Rack will hold up to six full-sized bottles of wine. Detailed scroll work gives this rack an elegant feel that will complement any décor. And...MORE if you tire of storing your wine on this versatile rack, it makes an ideal towel holder in any bathroom.

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    Best Wine Cabinet: Carruthers 14 Bottle Wine Bar

    A wine cabinet acts like a bar of sorts. You can store wine bottles in the allotted shelves but you also generally get a small cabinet to store glasses and a tabletop for decorative display.

    With this cabinet you'll be able to store 14 bottles and you have a small cabinet to tuck away whatever you like. The smooth top can hold your wine glass while you take a rest or perhaps a decorative vase. 

    You'll think of this cabinet more as a piece of furniture then a wine rack and it may just be...MORE your new favorite piece in the home. 

  • Best Free-Standing Wine Rack: Sorbus Wine Rack Stand Bordeaux Château Style

    If you are searching for a wine rack that is a stand alone piece and can double as a piece of decorative furniture, then look no further. The Bordeaux Chȃteau Style wine rack by Sorbus is an elegant way for any wine enthusiast to store and display their wine collection. The arched free-standing wine rack holds up to 23 bottles of wine or full-sized bottles of liquor. The Sorbus Bordeaux Wine Rack is constructed from heavy-duty metal with an attractive black finish. This piece measures...MORE approximately 13” x 34” x 7”. Whether you place this in your kitchen, dining room or entry way, this beautifully crafted wine rack is sure to complement any home décor.

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  • Best Stackable Wine Rack: 36 Bottle Stackable Storage Wine Rack

    If you are a true wine aficionado, then you most likely have a large collection that requires some serious storage. The Stackable Storage Wine Rack by Top Stage allows oenophiles to store up to 36 bottles, safely and with a wobble-free guarantee! The interlocking dowel pins create a sturdy base that can grow with your collection. Each of the six racks holds six bottles and can be stacked like legos for worry-free, easy assembly. Constructed from solid pine, this modular wine rack doesn’t require...MORE any tools or complicated assembly. And true enthusiasts will be happy to know they can continue to add onto this modular system as their collection expands. When fully assembled with all six shelves this wine rack measures 30.25” x 24.75” x 11”. 

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